Breakthrough Artist (February 2021): Chris Keil

Chris, tell us a little more about how you first got into music.

When I was eleven years old, I heard Lil Boosie's single, "Zoom" in 2006 and from that moment on I started writing lyrics trying to match his.

Lil Boosie didn't inspire me.

The art of music itself allows me to be myself and have a voice.

I wasn't dreaming of success when making songs.

I was just having fun and working hard so that people would listen.

What does your creative process look like when it comes to writing songs?

I'll have my headphones on blasting the instrumentals just letting my thoughts roam.

Figuring out new rhyme schemes that compliment each other, and flows that would create an attractive delivery.

What would you say to any aspiring artists who look up to your work?

The best advice I could give them is not to be discouraged when building a career.